Blog

What’s Brexit got to do with Bins?

20 Aug 2019 |
Carole Taylor, LARAC Chair

In my last piece I mentioned the “consultation lull” and we were waiting to hear the outcome of the DEFRA consultations. They appeared sooner than anticipated, and we now know that there will be further consultations in spring 2020.

The Health & Safety Executive – A step change in the right direction?

20 Aug 2019 |
Ashley Wild, LARAC Health and Safety

Talking about the HSE can always be a contentious issue, especially if you have been subject to enforcement action. Therefore, perceptions will differ greatly depending on who you talk to.

Modulo Beton HWRCs – construction with a conscience

7 Aug 2019 |
Modulo Beton - LARAC Partner
“We did not inherit the earth from our parents we borrow it from our children”. “Glass bottles take 4,000 years to decompose” “Glass takes 1 million years to fully degrade in a landfill”

A quiet time of year?

6 Aug 2019 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

Considering this is supposed to be the quiet time of year, when we all go off on our summer holidays, there has been a fair amount going on in the waste world.

Putting an end to food waste, together

6 Aug 2019 |
Jenny Carr, Citizen's Campaigns Manager, WRAP

410,000 tonnes of potato peel and skin, and 110,000 tonnes of bread ends and crusts are thrown away every year in the UK. For those of us working in the waste industry, we’re aware of the impact that this food waste has on the planet, and ultimately, ourselves.